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Solar Power Trash

Boston had a lot of stickers around the place.

Boston had a lot of stickers around the place.

Walking around Boston my host and I noticed that several of their trash cans were adorned with solar panels.

We wondered what they could be for, as we were not with the internet at the time we guessed. Maybe to heat the trash up to prevent freezing, some sort of sensor to keep track of when they were full or some mysterious government conspiracy.

Turns out they have built in trash compactors that work during the summer. That is just neat.

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